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Joseph P Acker

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People

  • Enver Cury

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 401st Bomb Group
    Enver Cury was Bombardier on board B-17 "Breezing Home" # 42-40002 of 401st Bomb Group / 615th Bomb Squadron on the 19 June 1944 mission to the Bordeaux-Mérignac airfield. Hit by Flak, the Fortress had one motor on fire, two other ones out of action,...

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 615th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-40002 'Breezing Home'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 1/11/43; Cheyenne 16/11/43; Kearney 19/11/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-D] Deenethorpe 29/12/43. Involved in parking accident at Little Staughton on 1 January 1944. 42-40002 lost brake hydraulic pressure while taxiing and struck...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tampa, Florida, USA
Evaded France 19 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6001 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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